Camera Gear Accessories Category Archive

Underwater Housings for a Camera, Explained

Underwater photography is filled with technical challenges, hidden expenses, and potential horror stories if something goes wrong – and it all starts with your camera housing. In this guide, I’ll explain what you need to know about underwater housings for your camera, including the crucial accessories you’ll need in order to safely bring your photography equipment underwater.

Fiveray FR100C Light Review: 100 Watts in a Light Stick

Continuous lights have come a long way recently, thanks to a number of developments in both LEDs and batteries. The Zhiyun Fiveray FR100C is a perfect example of how these advancements can enable great new lighting options for photographers and videographers. The FR100C is a continuous LED light source with...

Best Photography Drones Available Today: Top 5 Tested

Choosing the best drone for photography and video can be tricky. Whether you’re looking at the latest models from DJI, or considering another drone manufacturer, each model features a dizzying array of specs, and some carry some big tradeoffs. I’ve been fortunate to test a number of the most popular...

Haida M-10 Filter System Review

Filters - specifically ND and polarizing filters - are some of my most-used landscape and travel photography tools. For years, I predominantly used round, screw-type filters instead of a holder system because they're small and easy to travel with. But varying lens diameters had left me with a motley assortment...

LensMaster RH-2 Gimbal Head Review

Although the weight of new cameras and telephoto lenses has mostly decreased in recent years, I still recommend using a tripod to support long lenses for wildlife photography. An essential part of any tripod kit is a good quality head. Today, I will review the LensMaster RH-2 gimbal head, which...

The Best Video Gimbals Available Today: 8 Tested

Thanks to the wide variety of camera-stabilizing gimbals on the market, it's relatively easy nowadays to shoot steady, professional-looking video footage. Major manufacturers like DJI and Zhiyun offer a variety of gimbal lines, and there's a whole mess of products within those lines. I've tested several of the best gimbals...

What’s My Camera Gear for Real Estate Photography?

Real estate photography can be quite gear-intensive, especially compared to some other photographic genres. Finding the best camera equipment for your real estate workflow can make the difference between delivering great quality images to your clients, and having to spend a lot of extra time on post-processing. In this guide,...

SmallRig 220 Series LED Lights Review

I’ve loved SmallRig’s camera support gear for years. While I most associated their brand with the high quality cages and L-plates that I’ve put on each of my last few cameras, I was surprised to see that they have branched out into lighting. Do these new light products continue the...

Continuous vs Strobe Lighting for Photography

Any time you consider buying new lighting equipment, it can be a daunting decision. There are more choices in the lighting world than almost anywhere else in photography. One of the simplest such choices is also one of the most critical: should you get a continuous light or a strobe?